Local News

  • JTA teacher fired over alleged communications with student

    A teacher at James T. Alton Middle School in Vine Grove has been terminated from his position after alleged inappropriate communications with a student surfaced Monday.

    Hardin County Schools spokesman John Wright said parents of JTA students were notified about the situation through the district's One Call System on Monday.

    The case is under investigation by the Radcliff Police Department.

    See Wednesday's print edition for additional details on the story.

  • Police: 2 injured in alcohol-related wreck

    A Vine Grove woman and out-of-state man were injured Sunday morning in a single-vehicle wreck and police say alcohol was a factor.

  • Kids Raising Toddlers: Teen parents experience plenty of ups, downs

    A year ago, Kayla Russell had dreams of attending the University of Louisville and starting a path to becoming a lawyer.

    Chris Doss and his girlfriend, Michaela Black, talked of a future together. So did Cristen Carver and her boyfriend, Aaron Bradford, as they attempted to stabilize their relationship.

    They all were teen parents with different living conditions and aspirations.

  • Holland to undergo bone marrow transplant

    A local teenager battling cancer will undergo a procedure next month that may add years to his life.

    Andrew Holland, 16, has agreed to undergo a transplant of stem cells previously harvested from his bone marrow. The procedure is scheduled for May 13 in Louisville, according to Holland’s family.

  • Testing of hair approved in Allen murder case

    Testing will be allowed on a hair entered as evidence in a murder case against a former Radcliff resident.

    Judge Jack Seay in LaRue Circuit Court approved a motion during a hearing Monday afternoon to test the evidence using more advanced technology in the case against Abdullah R. White, 36, and Samantha J. Kolley, 20, of Eastview.

  • Man claims he was shot at Radcliff gas station

    A Radcliff man treated for a gunshot injury Sunday night at Hardin Memorial Hospital told police another individual fired at him, but investigators found no evidence of a shooter.

    Maurice C. Green sustained a gunshot wound to his leg, said Bryce Shumate, spokesman for Radcliff Police Department. Shumate said Green has been released from the hospital.

  • Populace prepares to paint town purple

    The third year of Paint the Town Purple will allow more room for creativity, organizers said.

    The event invites businesses, organizations and individuals to decorate area buildings and streets with purple bows, fabric, lights and any other material available to show support for Relay for Life.

  • Part of 31W Bypass to close temporarily

    To accommodate commuters, the Transportation Cabinet has modified tonight’s scheduled closure of a section of the U.S. 31W Bypass in Elizabethtown.

    The road will be closed in both directions as a portion of the concrete structure is set overhead for the new overpass on Ky. 361. Traffic will not be allowed to enter the bypass from North Dixie Avenue and northbound traffic will be blocked at St. John Road.

  • Tourism launches redesigned mobile app

    Elizabethtown Tourism & Convention Bureau has redesigned a mobile application officials believe will help visitors as they navigate the city.

    In partnership with Discover Anywhere Mobile, the tourism board has launched an Elizabethtown app that is now available for free download for Apple, Android and other mobile devices, said Executive Director Sherry Murphyon Monday during Elizabethtown City Council’s voting meeting.

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